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Effect of the pandemic on mental health of healthcare workers

Recent studies have highlighted the effect of the pandemic on the mental health of healthcare workers, especially in the hotspot countries. Mental Issues among the Healthcare Workers Studies have highlighted several mental issues among the frontline healthcare workers: Depressive symptoms Insomnia Fear and anger Anxiety Post-traumatic stress symptoms etc. Causes The current pandemic has put ..

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India-US MoU on Mental Health: Indian Traditional Therapies to be exchanged for US Generic Drugs

During the US President Donald Trump visit to India, the countries signed agreements in the field of energy, oil, defence and health. India and US signed the agreement on mental health to enable India to treat mental health issues. Highlights The Agreement facilitates greater access of traditional drugs and therapies of India to the US ..

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President Trump visit to India: 2 MoUs and 1 Letter of Cooperation signed

On February 24, 2020, the US President Donald Trump visited India along with his wife Melania Trump. On the sidelines of his visit, agreements were signed in the field of health, oil and defence. Highlights In the Defence Sector, 3 billion USD worth deal was signed to buy helicopters. The Memorandum of Understandings were signed ..

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2019 edition of World Mental Health Day (WMHD)

The World Mental Health Day (WMHD) is observed every year on 10th of October by World Federation for Mental Health to raise awareness of the scale of suicide around the world and the role that each of us can play to help prevent it. The 2019 theme is “Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention”.

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14 states penalized under NHM

Under National Health Mission (NHM) at least 14 states were penalized for not performing in various health parameters. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare runs the scheme in terms of “result based funding”. The penalized states will lose funds from Central Government. Best and Worst Performers According to the Health system Strengthening Conditionality Report ..

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